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Schools become one-stop shop for Cincinnati students

Schools are where students and residents alike have access to free health care, civic programs, and mentoring provided through partnerships with social service agencies.

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Indiana Gov. Pence: Education is a shared responsibility

The governor created the Center for Education and Career Innovation, an approach to the education and workforce preparation pipeline that breaks down the silos that exist between K12 schools, higher education and workforce development.

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Texas teachers lose merit pay, but gain competitive grant

Texas’ teacher merit pay system, once the largest in the nation, was eliminated by massive cuts to the state’s education budget. The funding that remains has been converted into a grant for improving instruction in low-income districts.

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YouTube in the classroom: A new necessity?

Districts are dropping bans on YouTube and allowing students and teachers access to the site’s educational videos. Some large districts are paving the way in this shift in policy.

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Evan Marwell: 40 million kids waiting for future to download

Some countries outperform the United States in reading, math and science because they understand you need to be wired to get hired. That's why President Barack Obama has announced ConnectED to connect 99 percent of American students to high-speed broadband within five years.

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Report: Administrators – not IT staff – lead app adoption

Principals, superintendents, and district CIOs are increasingly becoming the decision-makers for purchasing school apps, according to a new survey.

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How states are combating cyberbullying in and out of school

Less than half of U.S. states have policies to combat cyberbullying in schools despite recent media coverage of students who committed suicide after suffering persistent online harassment. Every state except Montana has passed anti-bullying legislation, and most schools have developed policies in line with those laws.

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Business of: School vending machines

As school leaders shift to selling healthier products in their vending machines, they can also take the opportunity to change their business model and consider investing in high-tech machines for a range of benefits.

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Discouraging report card reinforces need for rigorous educational goals

Something has to be done to better ensure that today’s children will be able to compete on the global platform of tomorrow.

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Schools embrace project-based learning 2.0

A bank in Albuquerque, N.M., had a limited budget to make one of its branches more environmentally sustainable, so students at the local ACE Leadership High School rolled up their sleeves and went to work.

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